Les Rives du Luberon
DISCOVER THE LUBERON'S SURROUNDINGS
The PACA region, where the Mediterranean meets the mountainous massifs of southern France, is a land of colours, flavours and scents – the perfect place to unwind. This little corner of paradise is called Luberon. A place where lush landscapes, lavender fields, rocky mountains and hill-top villages inspired so many world-famous artists.
NATURE IN THE LUBERON
Provence’s exceptionally rich landscapes mean visitors can enjoy idyllic walks. The south of France’s colourful scenery will enchant all members of your group The azure blue skies, colourful markets and lavender fields have caught the eye of numerous artists, including Paul Cézanne.
Explore the southern region’s mesmerising countryside and dive into the heart of a region bathed in sunshine. And wherever you go, from one end of the Luberon to the other, halfway between Mont Ventoux and the Sainte-Victoire, let yourself be mesmerised by the singing cicadas.
By kayak, on foot, on horseback or by bike, head off to explore the Vaucluse’s best tourist sites. If you’re on holiday in Luberon, don’t miss a visit to the Ochre Mines of Bruoux, a hike in theGorges de Régalon or an introduction to via ferrata at Cavaillon.
A must-see in this part of the south is theProvençal Colorado for a total change of scenery without leaving France. The range’s ochre landscape is a hiker and photographer’s dream.
CULTURAL VISITS IN PROVENCE
The Luberon is famous for its high-perched villages, which are real gems when it comes to French architecture. Set against Mont Ventoux, the Dentelles de Montmirail and the Alpilles, this region’s villages have a fascinating history and culture.
During your holiday at Les Rives du Luberon campsite, take a trip to Gordes and its castle or stop off at Oppède, one of the region’s best-preserved villages. Stroll through the narrow streets of Cavaillon and take a trip back in time by visiting its cathedral, Roman arch and synagogue. Enjoy an outing to Lacoste and tour the famous Château du Marquis de Sade. Then, head to Avignon and the Palais des Papes. Extend your journey by 20 km, so you can admire the sublime Pont du Gard and take in its exceptional night show.
Irrigated by the canals of Saint-Julien and Carpentras, the village of Cheval Blanc has managed to preserve its rich heritage. You can quickly reach this typical little village from Les Rives du Luberon campsite.
LES RIVES DU LUBERON CAMPSITE'S PARTNERS
There’s tons of stuff to see and do in the Luberon. Les Rives du Luberon campsite has numerous partnerships to help you organise a fantastic stay. All our partners actively promote tourism in Cheval Blanc and its surroundings.
- Pêche Chevalblanaise: head to a magnificent 7-hectare lake at just a stone’s throw from the campsite. With a depth of between 2 and 8 metres, this lake is ideal for fishing. You can buy a fishing permit at the campsite reception.https://zou.maregionsud.fr
UNMISSABLE CULTURAL EVENTS
Use your time at Les Rives du Luberon to enjoy the PACA region’s superb cultural events, held throughout the summer.
- The Festival d’Avignon is one of the world’s leading theatre and performing arts events. It takes place every July.
- In May, the carnival in Corso in Cavaillon will wow young and old with its parade of decorated floats and paper giants.
- The Parc du Château de Florans hosts concerts as part of the Festival International de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron
- Classical music lovers won’t want to miss the Festival Lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence, which is held in July.
- On the last weekend of September, Les Baux de Provence offers visitors a trip back in time at its famous Medieval Festival.
- A symbol of Provence, lavenders are honoured during the Fête de la Lavande held on the Valensole plateau in July.
from the end of July to mid-August
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